Executive Committee

Executive Board

  • Peggy Gielser, Executive Director
  • Megan Williams, President
  • Trisha Newcomer, 1st Vice President
  • Debora Tyre, 2nd Vice President
  • Patty Cunningham, Treasurer
  • Nancy Mears, Secretary
  • David Miller, Immediate Past President

Board Members

  • David Crimmins
  • Barbara Hendricks
  • Bernice Edwards
  • Dr. Robert Ferber
  • Dr. Julius Mullen
  • Dr. Jay Owen

Coalition Advisory Board

  • Beth Freeh
  • Michele Marinucci
  • Darrell Meade
  • Cassandra Codes-Johnson
  • Pastor Israel Figueroa
  • David Marvel

Coalition Staff

  • Cheryl Doucette, Project Director
  • Nancy Burris, Administrative Assistant
  • Lisa Coldiron, Grants Manager

Contractual Support

  • Cathy Vansciver, Financial Managemen
  • Crystal Timmons-Underwood, Worksite Wellness Coordinator

Funders

  • Division of Public Health – Physical Activity and Nutrition and Obesity Division (PANO)
  • United Way of Delaware
  • Arsht Cannon Fund
  • Highmark- Community Blue Print Grant
  • Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH)
  • Division of Public Health – Maternal and Child Health Bureau
  • Delaware Center for Health Innovations – Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative (DCHI)
  • Discover Bank   
  • Walmart
  • Matt Haley Trust

Worksite Wellness Partners

  • City of Seaford
  • Nanticoke Health Services
  • Telamon Corporation
  • Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club
  • Woodbridge School District
  • Subway of Seaford
  • Church of God Saints of Christ
  • Division of Health and Social Services – Thurman Adams State Service Center
  • M & T Bank
  • Indian River School District
  • Sussex Academy
  • First State Community Action Agency

Health Committee

  • Chair - Carrie Synder
  • Co-Chair – Richard Holaday
  • 2nd Co-Chair – Tiffany Edwards

ELAT - Delaware Early Childhood Council / Early Learning Action Team

  • Chair - Christine Hoeflich-Olley  
  • Co-Chair - Karen Schreiber  

YESO - Youth Engagement / Serving Organizations Committee

  • Chair - Sara Shultz
  • Co-Chair - Lindsay Hughes  
  • 2nd Co-Chair – Mallory Stratton

BHTG - Behavioral Health Task Group

  • Chair - Kim Alvarado

Sussex Success Committee

  • Chair - Michelle Johnson
  • Co-Chair - Patricia Clear

Work Site Wellness

  • Crystal Timmons-Underwood - Chairperson
  • Cheryl Douchette - Co-Chair

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